Chickens really eat mice? (pic - warning)

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by kannm, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. kannm

    kannm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do!

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  2. PQ

    PQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Austalorps love them we have not had a mouse in the house in a long time because these girls eat them up fast [​IMG]
     
  3. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    Well, mine only seemed to catch mice and worms, snakes when they were chooks and not now. We are overrun in the upstairs of the coop with mice. We are about to try to "de-mouse" the old house. [​IMG] I am glad they don't as you never know what desease the mice might be carrying?? [​IMG]
     
  4. Preservation Acres

    Preservation Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Who needs barn cats?
     
  5. ZooMummzy

    ZooMummzy Queen of the Zoo

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    Yep. My girls are excellent mousers.
     
  6. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    if you all haven't had any problems with them "catching" anything from the mice then loan me some of your hens to "train" mine!! I walked in the coop yesterday and stopped ... [​IMG] I could hear LOTS of mice running in the upstairs. creeped me out!!
     
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I wish they ate rats too. The mice are all but gone... so the rats moved in... and some of the barn cat's don't even want to tangle with those!
     
  8. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    A mousing hen cool!
     
  9. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I love watching my little bantam roos chase after chipmunks [​IMG]
     
  10. PQ

    PQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Now that would we a sight [​IMG]
     
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